Former state Rep. Lee Anderson will face John Barrow for the U.S. 12th House District seat in Georgia, after a recount upheld Anderson's runoff victory.
The victim of multiple burglaries in Effingham County is now offering a $1,000 cash reward to whoever provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect and the recovery of several stolen firearms from a burglary which occurred approximately two weeks ago.
SAVANNAH - Sam McCachern made a quite an entrance to illustrate the theme for this year's fundraising campaign for the United Way of the Coastal Empire, "Mission: Possible."
Representatives from the Effingham Chamber of Commerce and the Convention and Visitors Bureau vowed Wednesday to find projects on which the two groups can combine forces.
The war on mosquitoes may have to be fought on the homefront, Effingham County residents learned Tuesday night.
Less than one month after state regulators made the controversial call to permit King America Finishing to continue dumping pollutants into the Ogeechee River - albeit, under "stringent" conditions - environmental activists are crying foul once more.
Negotiations between Effingham County and the municipalities apparently are headed toward mediation.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to consider today the first change order for phase 2 and signal improvements along Old Augusta Road.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Patrick J. Gleaton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Stormy weather was responsible for a sewage spill in Guyton on Wednesday night.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a financing plan for the proposed expansion of the jail and sheriff's administrative offices.
As the only candidate to sign up for the job, Barton Alderman will return to the Springfield mayor's seat.
Eugene "Ice Man" Raines of the Harlem Globetrotter Legends put on a fun show with a serious message Saturday at Effingham County High School.
Springfield City Council members have given the go-ahead for a contract, as part of a state Department of Natural Resources grant for a multi-use trail.
When the Effingham Chamber of Commerce gathers for another community retreat, they hope to recount the progress made on a number of goals.
The Effingham Parkway is still a few years away from construction, but the interest in the road isn't stuck in neutral.
Rincon City Council members met the police department's newest member - but didn't offer any treats.
Guyton's new police chief isn't a newcomer to the city's streets.
Work on improvements for the I-95/Highway 21 interchange could happen before the end of the year, state transportation board member Ann Purcell said Thursday.
By a split decision, Effingham County commissioners decided to start reducing the number of members on the county recreation board.
A proposed pipeline that would cross through Effingham County drew vocal opposition last Wednesday evening.
The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months.
Contractors for the state Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a $5.3 million concrete rehabilitation project on I-16 from exit 152 to exit 162, will be installing temporary lane closures on the eastbound lanes. Closures will begin Friday and will last daily from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County.
Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.